As India continues to build itself as a strong export hub, we see great promise in the Indian production capabilities.
Not only are the production capacities increasing by the lot, we also see new cars being manufactured and exported from India to the rest of the world.
Many OEMs continue to bring in new designs for the international market and make cars in India. they use India as a manufacturing hub to export cars to the rest of the world.
The latest example being of Jimny, where Maruti Suzuki, manufactures the car in India and exports it to the rest of the world.
The situation is similar for many other OEMs like Ford, Kia, and Hyundai.
Here is a quick snap shot on the top 25 cars exported from India.
Ford’s Ecosport was India’s Top Exported Passenger Vehicle and over 39.8k units were shipped in the Financial year 2021.
Two Executive Sedans fare in the Top 5 list! While these models do not have such acceptance in the Indian market; export volumes are surely encouraging. Hyundai Verna is the highest exported Executive Sedan and India's second-largest exported passenger car. The other Executive Sedan in the Top 5 - 66,667 units of Nissan Sunny was exported between Apr'20 to Feb'21!
Kia has been able to significantly ramp up production for exports too. Seltos is now India’s Third-Largest Exported Passenger Vehicle and also the No.1 exported Mid SUV! Seltos is currently being exported to over 40 countries in South Africa, South America & South Asian markets from the Indian subcontinent.
General Motors Beat slipped to fourth in the list and is expected to slip even further as GM stops its Talegaon facility in Maharashtra.
VW Vento ranks sixth in the table and 25k units were exported in FY
S-Presso is Maruti’s Top exported vehicle! S-Presso which has been conceptualized and designed in India is exported to parts of Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Baleno followed closely and ranked 9th with exports of 22k.
Hyundai's Grand i10 Nios was the 10th largest exported passenger vehicle and the 4th largest exported hatchback! It was the third Hyundai model to fare in the Top 10!